Category: NATURE/SPACE

Sep 15, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Flying Emperor

Picture of the Day: The Flying Emperor

An emperor penguin lands with style in Antarctica. Photograph by Christopher Michel.

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Sep 10, 2015

This Diver’s Paradise is Built on a Rock and Surrounded by Reef

This Diver’s Paradise is Built on a Rock and Surrounded by Reef

The Villa on Dunbar Rock is located about 70 km off the north coast of Honduras and surrounded by the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

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Sep 10, 2015

Nat Geo Traveler Wants Readers to Shoot Their Next Cover

This photo was taken in wintertime after sunset in Norway. I was kayaking in the evening in the area where Aurlandsfjord meets Nærøyfjord. I waited until the water got completely calm at about 20 minutes after sunset. I saw through my gopro app on my phone that the gopro was using exposure of 1/30 sec due to the low light. I had to keep absolutely still while gliding slowly in the water to get a good photo without blur. The paddle back to the car took over an hour in darkness with a headlamp.

For the first time ever, National Geographic Traveler is inviting readers to shoot a cover photo for the magazine.

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Sep 9, 2015

Picture of the Day: Hiking Into a Glacier

Picture of the Day: Hiking Into a Glacier

A group of adventurous travellers hike into the Mendenhall Glacier near Junea, Alasaka.

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Sep 7, 2015

Reuben Wu Explores the Otherworldly Landscapes of East Java

Reuben Wu Explores the Otherworldly Landscapes of East Java

The atmospheric photos capture the otherworldliness of this volcanic hotspot that has become a popular destination for adventurous travellers.

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Sep 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: Tsunami Cloud Over Sydney

Picture of the Day: Tsunami Cloud Over Sydney

A huge squall approaches Sydney and the incoming shelf cloud looks terrifying. Photograph by Jonny Ross

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Aug 31, 2015

Picture of the Day: Shades of (Mountain) Blue

Picture of the Day: Shades of (Mountain) Blue

In this beautiful landscape photo by Luca Zanon we see numerous shades of blue making the entire scene look like some kind of natural gradient.

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Aug 29, 2015

An Aerial Tour of Iceland with Jakub Polomski

An Aerial Tour of Iceland with Jakub Polomski

Landscape photographer Jakub Polomski was recently in Iceland for two weeks this past July. The 4,000 km journey covered many of the country’s most popular destinations.

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Aug 28, 2015

50 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic]

50 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic]

A huge infographic of 50 interesting facts about our oceans from sources like NASA, the NOAA and National Geographic.

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Aug 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: This Surreal Uninhabited Island in Madagascar

Picture of the Day: This Surreal Uninhabited Island in Madagascar

The surrounding sand and silt deposits make it look otherworldly

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